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Displaying articles for: June 2012

An historical moment for HP LoadRunner and HP Performance center!

HP LoadRunner 11.50 and HP Performance Center 11.50 are now available!                 


As it was mentioned in the blog on June 11 - the HP LoadRunner and HP Performance Center were launched at HP Discover 2012 on June 5th.


Today, I am pleased to let you know that we have general availability for both products (see links to download the products in the full blog).

HP and Turnkey Deliver Out-of-the Box Automated Testing Frameworks

iStock_000017033597XSmall.jpgAfter collaborating for many years with TurnKey Solutions, we are excited to announce that HP will deliver automated testing frameworks for many popular enterprise applications.  HP is accelerating our clients’ ability to simplify high-quality application delivery while reducing the cost of quality and increasing application-driven business velocity.  The collaboration includes three core components:  Business Process Test (BPT) Accelerators, cFactory, and docEngine.


This blog covered this exciting announcement.

Tectonic Shift: The Risks and Opportunities of DevOps

CodePicture.jpgHaving spent twenty years in the software and information technology industry, I have garnered immense respect for the complexities of ensuring quality in application software. For those who have earned such years in IT (and the grey hair to go with it), I am certain there is general agreement that role of quality has been on a growth vector within IT throughout the 1990s and 2000s.

Newly emerging DevOps trends threaten to transform how quality is practiced in software development practices -- this post explores this trend and HP's new solutions designed to optimize DevOps in modern IT organizations.

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  • I have more than 12 years in IT, with over 10 years working with the HP Quality Management suite of tools—seven as a Professional Services consultant for Mercury/HP. Additionally, I am the Regional Practice Lead for the Quality Management Strategy and Solutions organization which helps drive inovation in the areas of Best Practices and constancy of delivery.
  • Bruce Randall has 18 years of experience in technology product management and product marketing, has authored numerous articles, whitepapers and other content, and has presented in multiple technology forums. More importantly, Bruce has enjoyed working with thousands of customers and technology stakeholders to better understand their problems and to address them with technology solutions and services.
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  • Kelly has over 20 years experience with enterprise systems and software in individual contributor and manager roles across product management, business development and product marketing. A majority of my focus has been in areas directly related to applications spanning from developer environments, enterprise Java, integration middleware, SOA infrastructure, SOA Governance and now application lifecycle management. Kelly has a B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Oded Klimer is a User Experience Manager & Strategist at HP. For more than a decade he has been Innovating, testing creating, and managing successful User Experiences with a wide variety of products for start-ups as well as fortune 500 companies. Oded holds an M.Sc. from the Technion, majoring in Human Factors Centered Design
  • Backed up with over 20 years of IT experience ranging from Application Development, QA, Product Management and Product Marketing, Ofer Spiegel has acquired deep insight into the intricacies of Enterprise IT and its versatile challenges.
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